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  • Map
    Battle of the Antietam fought September 16 & 17, 1862 Scale 1:10,560. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 246 Pen and ink manuscript drawn on tracing cloth, showing "line of Hooker's advance," roads, houses and names of occupants, fences, vegetation, drainage, and relief by hachures. Troop positions are not given. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
    • Contributor: Roebling, Washington A. - Long, W. S.
    • Date: 1862
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    Map and profile of the Gettysburg Rail Road as surveyed by order of the legislature of Pennsylvania, 1839. Survey map and profile of part of Pennsylvania and Maryland from Gettysburg to the Potomac River. Shows relief by hachures along the line, creeks, roads, cities and towns. Chartered on January 9, 1838; constructed December 1, 1858.
    • Contributor: Campbell, Henry R. - Gettysburg Railroad
    • Date: 1839
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    Captain Snow's scetch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Captain Snow's sketch of the country by himself, and the best accounts he could receive from the Indian traders.
    Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Shows location of forts, western Pennsylvania, northern Virginia, northern Maryland, Maryland-Pennsylvania boundary line, and "Road to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, &ca." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1301 Includes historical notes. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Snow
    • Date: 1754
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    Map of the seat of war : [Virginia and Maryland] / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available General map. Few place names in Virginia south of Richmond and Lynchburg (with the exception of Norfolk and the Virginia Peninsula) are given. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Mounted on cloth. Imperfect: Originally folded into eighths, with losses along fold lines, and fading overall. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 449.7 Confederate imprint.
    • Contributor: Grant, M.
    • Date: 1861
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    [Cadastral survey map of original land grants and resurveys along the Potomac River from Georgetown (D.C.) to Great Falls (Md.)]. Shows tracts dated approx. 1675 to 1808. Also shows landowners' names and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal condemnations. Title devised by cataloger. Photostat copy of ms. map. Includes survey notes. At lower right: Drawer 119 number 34. LC copy accompanied by negative photocopy on 8 sheets, mounted on cloth backing, and annotated in pencil in lower margin: From manuscript map of properties along the Potomac ...
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    Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland & Delaware : and portions of other adjoining states Relief shown by hachures. Cover title: Colton's map of the states of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Greenwich and Washington meridians. Publisher's map list on cover endpaper. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no.: 91-25
    • Contributor: G.W. & C. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1876
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    Plat of the tracts of land comprising the tract known as "Kalorama" : part of original tracts of land called "Widow's Mite" and "Pretty Prospect" situated in the District of Columbia : ... Cadastral survey mapo showing landowners' names. "Jan. 1886." Black ink, red pencil, and watercolor. Fold-lined and mounted on cloth backing. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Phillips. Washington 571 Vault DCP
    • Contributor: Carpenter, D. (Benjamin D.) - Carpenter, D.
    • Date: 1886
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    Map and directory of Camp Patterson Park [Baltimore, Maryland] One Hundred and Tenth Regiment of New York Volunteers. Col. D. C. Littlejohn, commanding Detailed map indicating position of tents, principal buildings, wagon roads, and "earthwork intrenchments of the War of 1812." Tents are keyed by number to a list of occupants printed at the sides and bottom of the map. Includes portraits of nine officers of the regiment. Differs from G3844.B2:2P3 1862 .B8 CW 256; lacks coloration of cartouches around title, lacks illustration of tents, and lacks ...
    • Contributor: Butler, J.
    • Date: 1862
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    Upper Potomac from McCoy's Ferry to Conrad's Ferry and adjacent portions of Maryland and Virginia Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 245.15 Map, without border, extends from Frederick, Maryland, west to Winchester, Virginia, and Hagerstown, Maryland, south to Front Royal, Virginia. Depicted are roads, railroads, canals, drainage, houses, cities and towns, and relief by hachures. In some areas, countryside is described by terms such as "hilly & wooded country," "open country," etc. Stamped in lower left ...
    • Contributor: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1863
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    Map of the country embracing the various routes surveyed for the Balt. & Ohio Rail Road by order of the Board of Engineers. Map of Baltimore, Ann Arundel, Montgomery, Frederick, and Washington counties, Md, showing drainage, roads, and important place names. [From published bibliography]
    • Contributor: Barney, Joshua
    • Date: 1831
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    [Diagrammatic map of real property condemned in favor of the Potomac Company in Washington D.C. for the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal]. Shows "Canal" and "River Potomac" between "Dam" and "Old locks." Title devised by cataloger. Typewritten in lower margin of the original: (From) "A statement of facts, shewing why the bill reported by the D.C. Committee in favor of the Potomac Company ... should not be passed," Wm. Roberts & others, Georgetown, W.A. Rind & Co., 1816, at end. Photostat copy of col. ms. map. ...
    • Contributor: Roberts, Wm. (William) - Potomac Company - W.A. Rind & Co.
    • Date: 1816
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    E. Sachse, & Co.'s bird's eye view of the city of Baltimore, 1869. Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 254 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: E. Sachse & Co.
    • Date: 1870
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    Plan of Foundry site : [Washington D.C.] Shows foundry buildings and "Depot for guns." Also covers part of Potomac River waterfront and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. Relief shown by hachures. From the Taggart Estate papers. Accompanied by ill.: Plan & elevations of Foundry. 1 sheet ; 54 x 66 cm. LC copy soiled and fold-lined. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DCP
    • Contributor: Starbuck, C. C. - Taggart, Hugh T. (Hugh Thomas)
    • Date: 1860
  • Map
    Map of Montgomery County, Maryland General-content military map; also shows rural buildings with householders' names and extensive delineation of ravines (only in Montgomery County in the immediate vicinity of the District of Columbia). Also covers the western end of Prince George's County (Md.). Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Autographic Transfer printed at the Coast Survey Office, June 24th 1863." Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: United States. Bureau of Topographical Engineers - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam, Scale ca. 1:13,300. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 252 Handwritten inscription in the upper right-hand corner reads "Lieut Crawford with compts of Lt. Wm. H. Willcox." Shows roads and streets, houses, fences, vegetation, drainage, hachures, and troop positions. Inset: [Map of the environs of Sharpsburg] 12 x 10 cm. Description derived from published bibliography. Available also through the Library of Congress web site ...
    • Contributor: Willcox, William H.
    • Date: 1862
  • Map
    The states of Maryland and Delaware, from the latest surveys, 1795. Scale ca. 1:850,000. Relief shown pictorially. From W. Winterbotham's The American atlas ... 1796. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 651/1; 651/2
    • Contributor: Wayland, Reid & Smith - Martin, David
    • Date: 1796
  • Map
    Nation's capital area. [Washington D.C. and Cheaspeake Bay regions] Scale 1:250,000. Photo mosaic. Does not show relief. "National Aeronautics and Space Administration image." "NASA (ERTS-1)." "This 'false-color' composite imagery of the National Capital area was produced by the Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, from multispectral imagery taken by the NASA Earth Resources Technology Satellite (ERTS-1) on October 11, 1972 ..." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Contributor: Geological Survey (U.S.) - United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Date: 1973
  • Map
    To the American Philosophical Society, this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesopeak bays, with the said bays and shores adjacent drawn from the most accurate surveys is [humbly] inscribed by ... Scale ca. 1:650,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Churchman, John - American Philosophical Society
    • Date: 1778
  • Map
    Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America. Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien
    Theil von Maryland, Distr. Columbia und Theil von Virginien | Kriegsschauplatz von Nord-America.
    Bird's-eye view of Washington D.C. region to horizon. Relief shown by shading and landform drawings. Does not show Civil War battle positions or other military features. Panel title/title in lower margin. Oriented with north to the bottom. Includes distance list. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy stained, wrinkled at fold lines, annotated in pencil, has ...
    • Contributor: Verlag Von A.D. Geisler - Anst. V. G. Henckel
    • Date: 1862
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    A new map of Virginia, Maryland, and the improved parts of Pennsylvania & New Jersey. Relief shown pictorially. Date and attribution from On the map, 1983. Second state of map published originally in 1685 by Christopher Browne. This state differs from the earlier one in lacking the publisher's imprint. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated in ink in upper left margin: 64. Pencil annotations in bottom margin. LC copy imperfect: Creased, ...
    • Contributor: Browne, Christopher
    • Date: 1700
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    A new map of Virginia with Maryland, Delaware & v. Covers Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware and parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, and North Carolina. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Washington. Title from label that was original affixed to map in lower right margin. At lower left: Engraved by William Hooker. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Accompanied by label with title. Copy ...
    • Contributor: Lewis, Samuel - Hooker, William
    • Date: 1814
  • Map
    Map of Anacostia River in the District of Columbia and Maryland Depths shown by contours and soundings. "Area to be filled shaded in red." Oriented with north toward the upper right. "To accompany report of Oct. 24, 1891, Peter C. Hains, Lieut. Colonel of Engineers." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "Cross section of proposed channel." "H Ex--30--52 1." LC copy fold-lined, halved, and mounted on cloth ...
    • Contributor: Hains, Peter C. (Peter Conover) - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers - Hains, Peter C.
    • Date: 1891
  • Map
    Map of the battlefield of Antietam. This map shows the position of each of the forty-two different commands of the regular army engaged in the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862. Battery ... Scale 1:14,080. LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 250 Legend lists Union commands and the names of the commanders. Each unit is keyed by number to a position on the map. Confederate positions are not indicated. Shows roads, railroad, houses, fences, names of residents, "Burnside Bridge," "Bloody Lane," "Dunker's Chapel," "National Cemetery," towns, vegetation, drainage, fords, and relief by hachures. Description derived from published ...
    • Contributor: Antietam Battlefield Board - Friebus, Theo
    • Date: 1893
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    Scott's map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.
    Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
    General-content county map also showing rural buildings with householders' names, lot lines in rural subdivisions/villages, and election districts. Relief shown by hachures. Differs from other 1842 ed. in not being hand col., not being shellacked, and in being oriented with north toward the upper right. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1842 by Jos'a Scott, in the Clerks Office of the ...
    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Tide Water Canal Company
    • Date: 1842
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    [Northwest, or no. 1 sheet of preliminary map of Antietam (Sharpsburg) battlefield]. Shows names of some residents. Title and date from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Printed version of map includes statement: Enlarged from the "Michler" map of the War records atlas, with corrections and additions, Nov. 1894. Pen-and-ink on grid on tracing linen sectioned in 2, mounted on cloth, with penciled instructions to printer. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H112 Available also through the ...
    • Contributor: Hotchkiss, Jedediah - Michler, N. (Nathaniel)
    • Date: 1894